Ishmael Beah, 'Radiance of Tomorrow'

03/25/2014 7:00 pm

Ishmael Beah woke us from our slumbers with his memoir of being a forced child soldier in Sierra Leone, A Long Way Gone. Join us as the UNICEF Ambassador and Advocate for Children Affected by War revisits his homeland after the fighting is done and continues the story of his country's civil war in Radiance of Tomorrow: A Novel.

Friends Benjamin and Bockarie return to their desecrated village, intent on rebuilding the community by taking up their old posts as teachers. Hunger, retaliation, scattered acts of violence, and a foreign mining concern’s depredations slow their progress and precipitate some soul searching, but our heroes (like Beah himself) stay radiant to the end.

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$25.00
ISBN-13: 9780374246020
Availability: On Our Shelves Now
Published: Sarah Crichton Books, 1/2014

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$13.00
ISBN-13: 9780374531263
Availability: On Our Shelves Now
Published: Sarah Crichton Books, 8/2008

Ordering a signed book on gibsonsbookstore.com:

  • There is no extra fee for a signed book!
  • Add the book to your shopping cart and then click Checkout.
  • Specify in Order Comments that you want a signed copy of the book.
  • Please note: online orders for signed copies must be placed at least one business day before the event. If you are ordering the day of, please call us instead.

Can I request a personalized inscription?
We are happy to take requests for the author to sign your book to a specific person, but we can't guarantee it. If you do get a personalized inscription, the book will be non-returnable. We will require credit card information when you place the order.


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